(RNS) — The agency has issued new national guidelines recommending accommodation of group prayer for Muslim prisoners after a Muslim inmate’s lawsuit challenging restrictions at a Kentucky prison.
(RNS) — The documentary follows Sadiq Davis’ journey to build a new life as a faithful Muslim in the South Side of Chicago after 24 years behind bars.
(RNS) — A victim's advocacy group has accused a Phoenix imam of sexual battery, child abuse, misappropriation of charitable funds and marriage fraud.
(RNS) — The organization’s board of directors said the allegations included verbal abuse and abuse of authority, as well as 'allegations of a more serious nature.'
(RNS) — 'The decaying of the soul often leads to decaying of societies, of countries, of nations, of the world.'
BOSTON (RNS) — The artwork is part of the annual art series 'More Than My Religion,' a project organized by New England Muslim artists to reflect American Muslims’ multifaceted identities beyond their religious practice.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (RNS) — The report, 'Singled Out: Islamophobia in the Classroom and the Impact of Discrimination on Muslim Students,' is based on a statewide survey of about 1,500 Muslim students who are between 11 and 18 years old.
(RNS) – The lawsuit was brought forth by 23 U.S. Muslims, including a toddler who at just 7 months old was added to the secretive federal watchlist of “known or suspected terrorists.”
(RNS) — While we often talk about the calamity of 9/11, it's impossible to ignore the legacy of the 1947 Partition of India, whose 72nd anniversary is this week, in the sometimes troubled relations between South Asian American communities today.
(RNS) — In just five years, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative has grown from a Twitter conversation into an organization that has trained America’s biggest Muslim groups in racial justice.
(RNS) — It’s not always easy to dismiss others’ fears, even if you are not really the thing they are scared of.
(RNS) — Changing a 182-year-old ban on headwear in the U.S. House to accommodate Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s headscarf is a nice gesture. But the congresswoman’s attire should be automatically protected by the First Amendment.
(RNS) – 'In the narrative of American Islam, there's this complete omission of these black Muslim women who are so critical to its making,' says Sylvia Chan-Malik.
(RNS) — News that New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch has rented a city-owned Brooklyn beach for separate male and female swim days is creating excitement among devout Muslims and Orthodox Jews, but critics say the practice amounts to gender discrimination.
(RNS) For Muslims with sleeping disorders, observing the major rituals of the holy month—waking up before dawn, then staying up to pray late into the night—can take a serious toll. What's a insomniac to do?